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How can I work from home??

My husband and I are getting behind on bills because he's been the only one working, but I want to help out and start bringing in an income again. However, I'm not sure about doing the 9-5 thing with a 3 month old at home. I really want to find some way to make money from home, even if its just a small amount.

PLEASE HELP if you can! I'll take any suggestions...


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Asked by IssaHam at 9:19 PM on Feb. 4, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • I sell candles for a wonderful company called Diamond Creek Candles. It's free to sign up. I started making money the first day I started. I have customers that always return to purchase more candles because they love them. I can have you up and running in no time. It's a fun way and sure way to make money. Let me know what you think.

    Answer by passionmom119 at 9:50 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • I am an Independent Sales Consultant for Thirty-One Gifts. We sell a wide variety of purses, backpacks, sports totes, thermal lunch bags, blankets, and so forth. Almost everything is monogrammed/embroidered for free. I love the products! They have items for everyone, and they are very popular with the younger girls, also. The products pretty much sell themselves. Just show a book or have someone look online, and they typically come to you to book a party or place an order. The prices are also very reasonable. Feel free to contact me if you have any further questions. Good luck with your search!

    Answer by Jakesmom623 at 10:29 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • I stay at home by doing Direct Sales! I am a Independent Scentsy Consultant and just love it! Everyone loves candles and they really sell themselves! I think you have to find something you like and go from that! Good luck and if you would like more info on making money with SCENTS contact me!!!!

    Answer by bdba673 at 11:37 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • You can make extra money online like I do. I don't charge for information like some people on here. Everything I show you is free, I'm not selling anything and I'm not trying to get you to either. Go to to find out how.


    Answer by customcat2000 at 9:39 AM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • There are many things to choose from, as I'm sure you're aware, but how do you know what to do?

    I've been involved with many different wah opps over the last 9-10 years. It took me a long time to finally realize that with products, if you want to make money, you have to sell I'm not big on going to people's houses and doing home parties, etc. But I honestly thought that I could work it from other angles and make it work. Needless to say it didn't.

    I personally found my fit with Ameriplan. Rather than selling a products that I don't see much need for, I am able to help so many people who lack in terms of healthcare coverage. You can look into further info if you'd like by visiting my page here.


    Answer by cberney at 10:17 AM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • Well, Long term I would say start a business. I did. I love it. BUT they cost money and take time to build. HOWEVER, you have an unlimited income potential and it will pay you for the rest of you life... I am with Ameriplan and think it was the best thing I ever did. My webpage is if you would like to check it out.

    Short time if you need money NOW, there are many WAH Job opportunities. Check out the lists on or Yahoo also just did an article on the top 10 WAH Job companies... Here's the link...

    Let me know if you need any help!

    Sabrina M Bowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 10:46 AM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • As one who has tried about 10 direct selling opportunities let me say that these RARELY make the kind of money you NEED. You usualy end up spending more than you make trying to advertise your "business"! Your best bet for making extra money at home is selling things on eBay. You can start by selling things around your house then even go to thrift stores for name brand clothes and such that you can sell. I once found a Ralph Lauren Tank dress for $3 at the Salvation Army, I sold it for $35! I bought holiday scrapbooks on clearnace at a store for $4 and sold each one for over $50! You can even shop around and look for drop shippers that you can sell items on eBay and they ship it to your customer after you pay their wholesale price. You can find drop shippers and wholesalers at

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 10:58 AM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • Hello, I am with AmeriPlan. If you would like to work in the health care field, from home, as independent business owner with Daily Pay, Monthly Residual Income, Free Benefits Package, 401K Plan, Full Team Support, and Training, this would be a great opportunity for you. If you are interested, IM me.

    Best of luck to you!

    Answer by GoGreenMom68 at 3:40 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • If looking for a JOB, what are your marketable skills and previous experiences? If you are looking for a BUSINESS, go with your passions, things that interest and motivate you the most. Build a list and use that to begin your search. General rule of thumb: Never pay for a job (businesses, on the other hand, usually involve some expenses). You can find several resources for freelance work, telecommuting jobs, and home businesses here:


    Answer by nuwave06 at 5:50 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  •  I might suggest that you start your own business.  It really is easier than you think.  There are lots of great ideas and resources at  There are links on that page as well to legit home based business websites so you can see just how easy there were to create.  Take a look, feel free to use those ideas for your own!


    Answer by pupmom at 1:27 AM on Feb. 6, 2009

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